Reducing emergency department crowding through predictive data analytics – flow|ER

This project aims to predict and improve the management of crowding in the emegency department at Addenbrooke's Hospital. 

Early use of admission triage score in the emergency department to prevent crowding

This project trialled an admission prediction tool with the aim of improving patient and staff satisfaction and reducing length of stay, unnecessary investigations, admissions and crowding at the Trust’s Emergency Department.

Coordinated co-response to immediate life-threatening emergencies in adults in remote and rural Scotland

This project aimed to improve responses to immediate life-threatening emergencies and increase survival rates, particularly for patients in cardiac arrest.

A patient-centred checklist to promote safe, high-quality practice and improved outcomes

South west England
Run by University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with the Universities of Southampton and Sheffield, Health Education Wessex, Wessex Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care, Academic Health Sciences Network and the Sheffield Emergency Care Fo...

Moving beyond initial prescribing accuracy in the emergency village

North west England
This project led by Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, aims to improve prescribing accuracy for patients admitted on weekends and improve the prescribing journey within EAU through to discharge. It will investigate the risks and hazards in the prescribing pathway on weekends and develop interven...

Improving the recognition, assessment and response to patients admitted to A&E with an infection

North west England
The Central Manchester University Hospitals team will use the Safer Clinical Systems process to improve patient safety for adults admitted to the A&E department at Manchester Royal Infirmary. This work follows an earlier Safer Clinical Systems project which focused on the care pathway for childre...

Mark Cheetham, GenerationQ Fellow

Mark Cheetham has been a Consultant Surgeon at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust since 2005. Between 2010 and 2013 he was Scheduled Care Value Stream Lead, and since April 2013 has been Care Group Medical Director for Scheduled Care.

Edward Rysdale, GenerationQ Fellow

Edward Rysdale has been a Consultant in Emergency Medicine at University Hospital North Midlands NHS Trust since 2012. Prior to that he was a Consultant at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals NHS Trust.

Checklist and IT innovation to improve safety in emergency care

South west England
Led by University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust, this project addressed overcrowding in A&E and the increase in mortality rates this causes. The project comprises a safety checklist and IT innovation that helps the clinical site team place inpatients in the most appropriate bed.

Barry Appleton, Quality Improvement Fellow

Barry Appleton is a Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon at Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend and Neath Port Talbot Hospital. He is the South Wales Chapter representative for the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland, and the South Wales network lead for colorectal ca...